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Two set, two more coming

PHILADELPHIA (UConn or Duke) vs SPOKANE STANFORD DAYTON NOTRE DAME vs DALLAS (Baylor or Texas A&M) On Monday night, the first two slots in this year’s Final Four were filled. In the first game of the evening, Notre Dame managed…

Video Highlights: West Virginia vs. Baylor

Highlights of Baylor’s 2nd round 2011 NCAA Tournament victory over West Virginia, 82-68. (March 22, 2011) Video: Baylor Athletics

Baylor looking for its sixth Sweet 16 while West Virginia looks for its first under Mike Carey

vs. 2011 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship (Second Round) #1 Baylor (32-2) vs. #9 West Virginia (24-9) Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 8:45 p.m. CDT, Ferrell Center TV: ESPN2/ESPN3.com, Pam Ward (pxp), Stephanie White (analyst) Audio/live stats: www.baylorbears.com || msnsportsnet.com Radio: 92.9…

2010-11 Big East Postseason Honors

2010-11 BIG EAST WOMEN’S BASKETBALL POSTSEASON HONORS BIG EAST Sixth Man Award Taylor Pikes, DePaul (Jr., G/F, Chicago, Ill.)   BIG EAST Most Improved Player Natalie Novosel, Notre Dame (Jr., G, Lexington, Ky.)   BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award ·         Shelly…

Former UConn forward Samarie Walker to play at Kentucky

After days of speculation about whether or not former UConn forward Samarie Walker would play for Kentucky after transferring to the school recently, the head coach of the Wildcats announced that she would begin playing for his team following the…

UConn freshman forward Samarie Walker leaves team

On Thursday the Connecticut Athletic Department released the following statement: Freshman forward Samarie Walker has informed head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma of her intention to transfer from the University of Connecticut. “The coaching staff has known for quite some…

Record rating for UConn-Stanford game

ESPN2’s telecast of Stanford’s win over Connecticut was the highest-rated women’s basketball game ever for a regular-season game on the ESPN networks. The game, in which Stanford Snapped Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak, posted a 1.5 metered market overnight rating,…

No. 9 Stanford halts No. UConn’s win streak with 71-59 win

Box score || Photo gallery A sell-out crowd of over 7,300 women’s basketball fans witnessed Stanford (9-2) put an end to the longest streak in Division I basketball history. The Cardinal beat Connecticut (12-1) 71-59 Thursday night in game where…

Geno gets a call from President Obama

Video: News 8, WTNH

The streak continues, UConn dominates in record-breaking game

The University of Connecticut broke the record for most consecutive wins in Division I basketball, men or women, Tuesday night in a rout of Florida State, 93-62. A sell out crowd at the XL Center in Hartford witnessed the Huskies…

Connecticut governor M. Jodi Rell helps celebrate UConn milestones, Hartford to be lit up in blue

Connecticut governor M. Jodi Rell, an avid supporter of the No. 1 Connecticut women’s basketball team announced that buildings in downtown Hartford are to be lit up in blue to celebrate UConn’s attempt to set the NCAA Division I record…

Denied. DePaul Blue Demons avoid having Tara VanDerveer celebrate a milestone in their house

The DePaul Blue Demons did not let Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer get her 800th career victory in their house Thursday night. DePaul beat the Pac-10 powerhouse 93-71 in Chicago. The No. 3 AP Poll-ranked Cardinal came into McGrath Arena…

Purdue pulls out of tourney in Mexico after junior Drey Mingo hospitalized with meningitis

Purdue  pulled out of the Caribbean Challenge tournament in Playa del Carmen, Mexico after a player was hospitalized with meningitis. Drey Mingo, a redshirt junior from Atlanta, remains hospitalized in stable but critical condition this morning. She was admitted Tuesday…

Purdue wins Preseason WNIT, moves to 4-0 on the season

Purdue won the Preseason WNIT beating DePaul 67-58. The Boilermakers move to 4-0 on the season. Brittany Rayburn led Purdue with 21 points and was named the tournament MVP. Forward Drey Mingo was named to the all-tournament team. She finished…

UConn extends its streak with win over Baylor

[picappgallerysingle id=”8446553″] Top-ranked Connecticut (2-0) extended its winning streak to 80 in a win over the No. 2 team, the Baylor Lady Bears (3-1) on Tuesday night in Hartford. It was the first time the two teams played each other…

Purdue’s starting point guard KK Houser out for season due to ACL injury

Purdue’s starting point guard KK Houser suffered a season-ending injury in the team’s opener against Austin Peay on Friday night. Houser will undergo surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee. “Obviously, the injury is a disappointment…

Women’s basketball “Super Six Series” includes six conferences

Six conferences joined forces to create the Super Six Series women’s basketball challenge set to begin this season. Conferences in the series include the Atlantic Coast, Big East, Big 12, Big Ten, Southeastern and Pacific-10. Two teams from each conference…

ESPN 24-hours of college basketball kickoff includes Baylor vs. UConn

Baylor plays Connecticut in the sole women’s matchup of the 20 live college basketball games featured in ESPN’s third annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Tuesday, November 16. Coverage will be spread across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3.com. The games…

Baylor and UConn to meet November 16, Baylor vs. Tennessee on December 14

Baylor is set to meet reigning national champion Connecticut this season on November 16. The Lady Bears will also match up against four other teams that saw 2010 NCAA Tournament action: Tennessee, Liberty, Notre Dame and Michigan State. “We have…

Maya Moore named co-winner of the Honda-Broderick Cup Award

University of Connecticut star player Maya Moore is the co-winner of the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup Award. She shares the honor with Penn State volleyball player Megan Hodge. Moore is third athlete from the UConn to receive the prestigious honor given…

Maya Moore a finalist for the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup

University of Connecticut star Maya Moore is a finalist for the 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 21st at UCLA in Los Angeles. The finalists were chosen from previously announced Honda Sports…

U.S. House of Representatives commend UConn with resolution

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives commended the University of Connecticut’s stellar season with a resolution introduced by Representative Joe Courtney (D-Conn.). The Huskies will go to Connecticut’s State Capitol today and receive more accolades from Speaker of the House…

UConn: Airport welcome and rally planned for champions

When UConn returns to the Hartford-area, there will be a short event for the team. The team  is set to arrive at Bradley International Airport at approximately 3:30 p.m. ET. The event will include remarks from UConn head coach Geno…

UConn champs again, 78 straight wins and another title

Connecticut 53, Stanford 47 Recap | Box POSTGAME QUOTES Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma On what it feels like to be in the same company as John Wooden: "There is no company. He has no company. He’s a pretty special…

UConn and Stanford meet again

  The last time UConn and Stanford met, the Pac-10 champs were on a 9-0 win streak heading into the XL Center in Hartford. However, the Huskies handed the Cardinal their one and only loss of the season in front…